Setting up Mac Mail

Setting up Mac Mail

Categories: Email, Email clients
  1. Click on the Mail menu, then click on Preferences.
  2. Click on the Accounts tab, then click the + icon.
  3. Select Other Mail Account and click Continue.
  4. Enter your name, email address, and password. Click Sign in.
  5. You will then be prompted to enter your username, this is your full email address.
  6. Ensure the Account Type is set to IMAP
  7. Enter the Incoming Mail Server as imap.webhost.co.nz
  8. Enter the Outgoing Mail Server as smtp.webhost.co.nz
  9. Click Sign in.
  10. Select the apps you wish to use with the account, ensuring Mail is selected (it should be by default), then click Done.
  11. The inbox and folders will begin to download (it can take a minute or two for the folders to show). These will appear in the left pane, underneath the under a label which will be the same as the newly added email address. Click on the folder labelled Sent.
    It may be necessary to scroll down to the bottom of the left pane to see these new folders.
  12. With the Sent folder selected, bring the mouse up and click on the Mailbox item in the top menu bar, then hover over Use This Mailbox As, and select Sent Mailbox.

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